Gulf Oil Spill and Seafood Safety Government Panel, House Committee Energy & Commerce, Energy and Environment, August 19, 2010:
Paul Anastas, Assistant Administrator Environmental Protection Agency, Research and Development: "WE TESTED EACH [DISPERSANT] ALONE, THEN WE TESTED THE LOUISIANA SWEET CRUDE OIL ALONE [THEN A MIXTURE OF THE TWO].
Dr. George Crozier, 40-year veteran of the Dauphin Island Marine Lab, Ala. said, "This was some of the crudest stuff I've ever seen."
Matthew Simmons interview (at 38:00 minutes in) summary: BP found thick, black crude when hoping for Louisiana light sweet crude. BP's crude full of asphalt-like substances.